All conference talks will be held in the Informatics Conference Room, 2 Buccleuch Place, University of Edinburgh, unless specified otherwise.

The Kemp Smith Room, 3rd Floor, David Hume Tower, George Square will be the alternative location for split session talks on Thursday 30th June.

The Informatics Seminar Room, 2 Buccleuch Place will be the alternative location for split session talks on Friday 1st July.


For information about how to get to Edinburgh, please visit the Edinburgh University travel website.


There is affordable accomodation available at the University residences (single standard for 28 per night, en-suite 44). We can guarantee a further 15% discount on these prices, but if you would like us to book a room for you, please complete and send the accommodation form as soon as possible.

Hostel accommodation is also available for as little as 10 a night. To search for hostel accommodation please go to the Visit Scotland site.

Please bear in mind that the G8 summit will be occurring in Scotland the week following the conference so it is advisable to book accommodation well in advance. If you have any problems finding accommodation, please contact the organizers, who will endeavour to help you out.

Further information

You can find out more about the city of Edinburgh on the University of Edinburgh city information page.

On 2 July 2005, the day after the Mind2005 conference, there will be a Make Poverty History rally in Edinburgh.

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